Meryl Streep Biography

Meryl Streep is an American actress and producer. A three-time Academy Award winner, she is widely regarded as one of the greatest film actresses of all time.

Streep made her professional stage debut in The Playboy of Seville in 1971, and went on to receive a 1976 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Memory of Two Mondays/27 Wagons Full of Cotton. She made her screen debut in the 1977 television film The Deadliest Season, and made her film debut later that same year in Julia. In 1978, she won an Emmy Award for her role in the miniseries Holocaust, and received the first of her 18 Academy Award nominations for The Deer Hunter. She has more Academy Award nominations than any actor or actress in history, winning Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer and Best Actress for Sophie's Choice and The Iron Lady.

Streep is one of only six actors who have won three or more competitive Academy Awards for acting. Her other nominated roles include The French Lieutenant's Woman, Silkwood, Out of Africa, A Cry in the Dark, Postcards From the Edge, The Bridges of Madison County, Adaptation, The Devil Wears Prada, Doubt and August: Osage County. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Meryl Streep
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Voice Actor, Spokesperson
Date of Birth:
June 22, 1949 (69)
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Marriages
Meryl Streep Timeline
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